Quality Assurance Designer

Canva, Manila

Amazingly Simple Graphic Design Software

At Canva, we create tools that empower the world to design. Our mission is to democratise design and empower creativity for anyone and everyone, on every platform! Inspired by a team of talented thinkers, an amazing culture and remarkable growth trajectory – we’re out to change the world, one design at a time.

Since our launch in August 2013, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 18 million active users across 190 different countries who have created more than 1 billion designs. Canva’s entire vision revolves around “empowering the world to design”, but this happens through many channels and experiences, one of which is our template library, which contains over 50,000 designs available for customization. 

About the team
The road to creating stunningly beautiful content begins with a single template, but the journey is made faster with the help of perfect and easily customizable designs that empower users to create the content they need. Canva’s templates team aims to build the world’s best design marketplace with a library of designs that offer our users a wide variety of usable and dynamic content, and to do that, we need the help of talented designers that can create and curate amazing content, but also help pave the way for the future of our template library.

Your role
We are looking for a Quality Assurance Designer who will be part of the Quality Assurance squad within the Template Design team, working closely with designers who have been setting the standard for templates. This covers a range of topics and categories, from trendy social media stories to 25-page presentations.

The main goal is to spot issues in our dynamic library of templates and execute the necessary decisions to keep them visually fresh, relevant to the user’s needs, and relevant to the research that the library requires. 

About the candidate

  • Should have a strong foundation in what makes a good design, based on design principles and elements
  • Visualizes various unique design combinations from a set of pre-selected components
  • Understands user thinking and interaction to improve usability
  • Efficiently delivers output, maintains cadences, if not streamlining processes
  • Exhibits diligence in delivering output whether through design or quality assurance
  • Effectively communicates and articulates ideas and challenges/blockers
  • Thinks on their feet and applies learnings and improvement initiatives on the fly
  • Proactively engages in team initiatives and can work with very minimal supervision and offer suggestions to streamline and improve the processes
  • Self-motivated and well-organized

What you'll do as our QA Designer:

  • Ensure the templates that we create are of the highest quality in terms of aesthetics and usability
  • Identify opportunities for templates that require a visual upgrade through inspection of our library and user feedback
  • Review and assess templates being submitted weekly, as well as provide constructive feedback on how to improve their designs using the Canva Designers’ Visual Rubric
  • Create unique and original templates for various teams, themes, and topics
  • Support the team’s scalability through documentation and process improvement

You'll love this role if

  • You have a stylistic approach and strong understanding of what makes a good design based on design fundamentals, principles and elements;
  • You have a keen understanding of design context based on visual, cultural, and popular trends;
  • You have an eye for design and can visualize unique content;
  • You have a keen understanding of user interaction and the importance of usability;
  • You can effectively simplify design concepts and articulate ideas and blockers;
  • You have a passion for improving and streamlining processes;
  • You are a team-player and enjoy collaborative working environments and idea exchanges

What you'll learn at Canva

  • How to think creatively and collaboratively into the future. We are passionate, inspired, motivated individuals who are excited by big vision projects that give us all the opportunity to think like a CEO—constantly pushing ourselves. 
  • How to push your creativity and passion to the limit. How to solve problems that have never been solved before


  • Competitive salary, plus equity options
  • Flexible working hours, we value work-life balance
  • In-house chefs that cook delicious breakfast and lunch for us every day
  • Fitness membership allowance
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Sponsored social clubs and team events
  • Fun and quirky celebrations
Canva is currently one of Australia’s hottest technology startups and has been ranked Australia’s #1 place to work. We mean it when we say we want to create a workplace that you love coming to.

Our culture is unlike anywhere else and our offices are designed with workspaces for every mood, to help you do great work. At Canva you can be part of a company that is growing rapidly, building a product that users really love. 

Psst -We have two in-house chefs that whip up amazing breakfasts and lunches for the whole team - check out what's cooking at: https://instagram.com/canvalife 

Being a Force for good
One of our core values at Canva, “Being a force for good” means we are actively working towards a world that isn't just good for a small few, but one that’s good for everyone. We believe deeply that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key for building the best product for our equally diverse community. To achieve this, we need to constantly work towards making Canva the best place to work, for everyone.

About Canva

About us At Canva, we create tools that empower the world to design. Our platform combines a drag-and-drop design tool with a stock library of over 1 million photographs, illustrations and imagery. You can also choose from hundreds of professional templates to create social media graphics, presentations, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more. Our mission is to make design simple for everyone. Driven by a team of talented thinkers, an amazing culture and remarkable growth trajectory – we’re out to change the world, one design at a time.

Want to learn more about Canva? Visit Canva's website.